John Engelbrecht joined Illinois State Athletics in January of 2013 and serves as a Ticket Office Manager after being promoted from student intern. At ISU, Engelbrecht assists with the day-to-day operations of the ticket office including ticket pre-sales, renewals and all game day operations. In addition, he is involved with Red Alert student ticket sales and venue re-seating necessities.
Engelbrecht graduated from Louisville with a Bachelor's degree in Sports Administration in 2009. Most recently, Engelbrecht worked as a ticket manager for the Modesto Nuts Professional Baseball Club, where he oversaw ticket operations, customer care and other ticketing day-to-day tasks. Other work experience Engelbrecht brings to his position at ISU includes serving as a Louisville bats sales intern and a seven-month stint as an intern at Bellarmine University, where he coordinated season ticket sales by establishing a new arena seating diagram, distributed the appropriate ticket information and managed the online seating database.
While obtaining his undergraduate degree, Engelbrecht worked as an office assistant to the Commissioner of the Mid South Conference, where he helped coordinate conference championships by hiring referees, booked teams hotels and managed the staff contact list.
As a native of the Bloomington-Normal community, Engelbrecht maintains his residency within Central Illinois.